Meeting of the Assembly

The 27th Session of the International Seabed Authority

ISBA/27/C/L.1

Provisional agenda of the Council

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ISBA/27/C/L.2

Draft decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to an application by the Government of India for extension of a contract for exploration for polymetallic nodules between the Government of India and the Authority

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ISBA/27/C/L.3

Draft decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to financial and budgetary matters.

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ISBA/27/C/L.4

Draft decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority related to the development of binding environmental threshold values.

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ISBA/27/C/L.5

Draft decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to a standardized approach for the development, approval and review of regional environmental management plans in the Area.

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ISBA/27/C/L.6

Draft decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the approval of the regional environmental management plan for the Area of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge with a focus on polymetallic sulphide deposits.

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ISBA/27/C/INF/1

List of Delegations. Council Part 1

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ISBA/27/C/INF/2

List of Delegations. Council Part III

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ISBA/27/C/1

Agenda of the Council

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ISBA/27/C/2

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission summarizing stakeholder feedback on the phase 1 draft standards and guidelines 

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ISBA/27/C/3

Draft guidelines on the preparation and assessment of an application for the approval of a Plan of Work for exploitation

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ISBA/27/C/4

Draft standard and guidelines for the environmental impact assessment process

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ISBA/27/C/5

Draft guidelines for the preparation of environmental impact statements.

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ISBA/27/C/6

Draft guidelines for the preparation of Environmental Management and Monitoring Plans

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ISBA/27/C/6/Corr.1

Draft guidelines for the preparation of Environmental Management and Monitoring Plans.

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ISBA/27/C/7

Draft standard and guidelines on the development and application of environmental management systems

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ISBA/27/C/8

Draft guidelines on the tools and techniques for hazard identification and risk assessments.

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ISBA/27/C/9

Draft standard and guidelines for the safe management and operation of mining vessels and installations.

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ISBA/27/C/10

Draft standard and guidelines on the form and calculation of an Environmental Performance Guarantee

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ISBA/27/C/11

Draft guidelines for the establishment of baseline environmental data

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ISBA/27/C/12

Draft standard and guidelines for the preparation and implementation of emergency response and contingency plans

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ISBA/27/C/13

Letter dated 17 February 2022 from the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority to the President of the Council of the International Seabed Authority.  Submitted by the delegation of Belgium

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ISBA/27/C/14

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise

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ISBA/27/C/14/Corr.1

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise.

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ISBA/27/C/15

Application for extension of the contract for exploration for polymetallic nodules between the Government of India and the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/27/C/16

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the first part of its twenty-seventh session.

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ISBA/27/C/16/Add.1

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the second part of its twenty-seventh session.

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ISBA/27/C/16/Add.2

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the second part of its twenty-seventh session.

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ISBA/27/C/17

Report on the relinquishment of one third of the area allocated to the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) under the contract for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts between JOGMEC and the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/27/C/18

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to an application by the Government of India for extension of a contract for exploration for polymetallic nodules between the Government of India and the Authority.

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ISBA/27/C/19

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority on the deferral of the schedule of relinquishment upon request by the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources.

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ISBA/27/C/20

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the election in 2022 of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/21

Statement by the President of the Council on the work of the Council during the first part of the twenty-seventh session

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ISBA/27/C/21/Add.1

Statement by the President of the Council on the work of the Council during the second part of the twenty-seventh session.

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ISBA/27/C/22-ISBA/27/A/3

Proposed budget for the International Seabed Authority for the financial period 2023–2024

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ISBA/27/C/22/Add.1-ISBA/27/A/3/Add.1

Proposed budget for the International Seabed Authority for the financial period 2023–2024.

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ISBA/27/C/22/Add.1/Rev.1-ISBA/27/A/3/Add.1/Rev.1

Proposed budget for the International Seabed Authority for the financial period 2023–2024.

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ISBA/27/C/23

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/23/Add.1

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission. 

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ISBA/27/C/23/Add.2

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/23/Add.3

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/23/Add.4

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/23/Add.5

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/23/Add.6

Election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/24

Letter dated 6 April 2022 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/27/C/25

Operationalization of the Economic Planning Commission

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ISBA/27/C/26

Laws, regulations and administrative measures adopted by sponsoring States and other members of the International Seabed Authority with respect to the activities in the Area, and related matters

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ISBA/27/C/27

Implementation of the decision of the Council in 2021 relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission

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ISBA/27/C/28

Status of contracts for exploration and related matters, including information on the periodic review of the implementation of approved plans of work for exploration.

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ISBA/27/C/29

Memorandum of understanding between the International Seabed Authority and the African Union.

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ISBA/27/C/30

Normative environmental thresholds for deep-seabed mining

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ISBA/27/C/31

Report on the relinquishment of 75 per cent of the area allocated to the China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) under the contract for exploration for polymetallic sulphides between COMRA and the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/27/C/32

Report on the relinquishment of one third of the area allocated to the China Ocean Mineral Resources Research and Development Association (COMRA) under the contract for exploration for cobalt-rich ferromanganese crusts between COMRA and the International Seabed Authority

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ISBA/27/C/33

Letter dated 8 July 2022 from the Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the International Seabed Authority.

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ISBA/27/C/34

Report of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority for the Enterprise. 

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ISBA/27/C/35

Report and recommendations of the Legal and Technical Commission on the procedure and criteria for consideration of a request for the transfer of rights and obligations.

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ISBA/27/C/36-ISBA/27/A/8

Report of the Finance Committee.

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ISBA/27/C/37

Guidance to facilitate the development of regional environmental management plans

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ISBA/27/C/38

Regional environmental management plan for the Area of the northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) with a focus on polymetallic sulphide deposits.

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ISBA/27/C/39

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority on the deferral of the schedule of relinquishment upon request by the Institut français de recherche pour l’exploitation de la mer

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ISBA/27/C/40

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to financial and budgetary matters.

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ISBA/27/C/41

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission. 

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ISBA/27/C/41/Add.1

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the election of members of the Legal and Technical Commission.

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ISBA/27/C/42

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the development of binding environmental threshold values.

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ISBA/27/C/16/Add.1

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the second part of its twenty-seventh session

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ISBA/27/C/16/Add.2

Report of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission on the work of the Commission at the second part of its twenty-seventh session

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Rev.1

Draft road map for the twenty-eighth session of the Council of the International Seabed Authority in 2023. (Unedited version)

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ISBA/27/C/43

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the commissioning by the secretariat of a study on the internalization of environmental costs of exploitation activities the Area into the production costs of minerals from the Area

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ISBA/27/C/44

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the reports of the Chair of the Legal and Technical Commission

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ISBA/27/C/45

Decision of the Council of the International Seabed Authority relating to the possible scenarios and any other pertinent legal considerations in connection with section 1, paragraph 15, of the annex to the Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea

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